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>> Another blow to President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration. A federal court on Monday temporarily barred the US government from quickly deporting immigrant parents newly reunited with their children. It was a response to a request from the American Civil Liberties Union that said parents need a week after being reunified with their children to decide whether the kids should stay in the US to pursue asylum or be deported with their parents.
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The decision comes as the Trump administration is struggling to meet a court-ordered deadline to reunite over 2,500 immigrant children by July 26th. Kids like six-year-old Jelsin Padilla, who had an emotional reunion with his mother at the airport in Seattle, Washington, this weekend.>>
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> It's been so long since I've seen him, imagine how I feel inside.
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>> The separations were part of the government's zero tolerance policy under which all adults crossing the border illegally would face prosecution. That sparked an international outcry, forcing the administration to end the practice on June 20th. As for the children under five years old, officials say all of the roughly 60 eligible children have been reunited with their parents.
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The rest remain in the care of the US government.